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Mentioned in the show:
- Imaginary Worlds Podcast
- Photos of Ben’s coffee table, with the sanding dust photo included
- The Physics Girl’s presentation of the boat-rock problem
- XKCD 1867, an oddly on-topic comic that came out two days after we recorded this.
- Priming is the effect that can keep you from seeing ambiguous situations as anything but your original impression.
- The Underwave off Kanagawa
- Paternoster elevators on Wikipedia
- Frank Drake’s AMA